Financial Author Jackie Beck Pays Off Debt on Unlock Your Wealth Radio

Personal finance author and “Debt Myth Mistress,” Jackie Beck, joins the Unlock Your Wealth Radio, revealing how to pay off debt using her App, Pay Off Debt. In this exclusive interview host and executive producer of Unlock Your Wealth Radio, Heather Wagenhals, sits down with Jackie as she reveals how she got out of debt by focusing on one thing (payment) at a …

Professional Christmas Light Display Costs Thousands

CNN – Stringing a few lights in the trees and adding a wreath to the front door is nothing compared to the elaborate lighting displays professional landscapers can create — for a price. During the last few months of the year, some landscaping companies transform themselves into holiday decor experts, charging anywhere from three- to …

Money Saving Tips During Holiday Shopping

NECN – “Black Friday’’ – it’s become shorthand for “discount-crazed mobs, just hours after Thanksgiving dinner, swarming the shopping malls of America.’’ But more and more people these days are saying, effectively, “no thanks” and “I don’t believe the hype,’’ and Black Friday itself is stretching into something more like “Black Friday Week” at retailers …

Pay Off Debt with Jackie Beck on Unlock Your Wealth Radio

Personal finance author and “Debt Myth Mistress,” Jackie Beck, joins the Unlock Your Wealth Radio, revealing how to pay off debt using her App, Pay Off Debt. In this exclusive interview host and executive producer of Unlock Your Wealth Radio, Heather Wagenhals, sits down with Jackie as she reveals how she got out of debt by focusing on one thing (payment) at a …

AT&T Customer ID Theft Scam

Local 10 – Eight people have been convicted in a South Florida identity theft scheme in which AT&T customer information was stolen by a former call center employee. Federal prosecutors say ex-employee Chouman Syrilien illegally provided other conspirators with identifying information from AT&T customer files. Syrilien worked for an AT&T contractor handling sales and customer …

FTC Shutters $120 Million Tech Support, Bogus Software Scam

Threat Post – Earlier this week a federal court in Florida issued a temporary restraining order shutting down a series of organizations in the business of peddling fake software and nonexistent tech support services, temporarily freezing the assets of those companies’ and placing them under the control of a court-appointed receiver. According to a pair …

Pacquiao vs. Algieri Purse: Known Prize Money Payout Distribution

Bleacher Report – One of the key elements in any bout involving Manny Pacquiao is the distribution of money for the fight, regardless of whom the opponent is. Pac-Man is one of the biggest draws in sports, thus he is able to generate a lot of financial interest on his own. Chris Algieri has had, …

Money This Week – Our Key To Create Credit

This is where you’ll find our featured Key for the week from Heather’s Keys To Riches™ Financial Wellness Series. The Weekly Key will be available to our VIP listeners for the entire week. This Week’s Key Number Nine:  Create Credit Key Statement: I know that credit is a tool and not a goal for building …

Jack Johnson Files for Bankruptcy – Claims His Parents Spent All His Money

Dead Spin – If you haven’t yet read the Columbus Dispatch article on Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson, do so. It’s an insane (but not uncommon) story about how a pro athlete, who signed a $30.5 million contract in 2011, ends up filing for bankruptcy. In 2008, Johnson fired his agent. When Johnson signed that …

Laurie Brucker Teaches Listeners How to Dress for Success on a Dime

Laurie Brucker, Author, Motivational Speaker and Founder of LaurieBstyle LLC, reveals to listeners on the Unlock Your Wealth Radio with host and executive producer Heather Wagenhals, how to dress for success on a dime. Tune in as Laurie shares an insiders scoop on how accessorize your style without overspending your limits. Named “LA’s go-to stylist” by the Los Angeles Times in 2012 and …

4 Costly Mistakes You’re Making with Your Children

The Motley Fool – When you’re a parent, it’s easy to get caught up in day-to-day money issues: Which brand of milk is a better value? Is Old Navy having a school uniform sale? How much lunch money is left in the kids’ accounts? But parenting is ultimately about the long view, with the goal of …

Scam Tricks WalMart into Selling PS4S for $90

IGN – In an abuse of Walmart’s recently announced online price match policy, several customers have scammed the department store by turning in screencaps of third-party Amazon listings for the PlayStation 4 at $90 USD, instead of its market price of $400 USD. That’s less than a quarter of its usual price. On Amazon.com, users with …

6 Crazy Money Rules Only Acceptable at Weddings

CBS News – Planning a wedding can you take you into economic “Alice In Wonderland” world, where the Queen of Hearts makes rules that are nothing like the financial principles you’d try to follow in real life. What’s so weird about wedding finance? Start with these six insane money rules that you’d never accept anywhere …

Estate Planner Accused of Wire Fraud

Rapid City Journal – A former Rapid City man who built a career telling people how to manage their money and plan their estates has been indicted on federal wire-fraud and money-laundering charges. Federal authorities say Randall “Randy” McKee, 57, now of Sioux Falls, set up a real estate development scheme that bilked investors out …

6 Ways to Have a Richer Retirement

TIME – The simplest way to ensure you have enough money to cover a longer-than-expected retirement is to save more before you quit work (see the graphic below for an idea of how much more you might need). That’s a feasible option if you’re at a reasonably early point in your career and you have …